Roses are red, violets are blue, winter is here, what the heck shall we do?
Full Spectrum Dominance
What: Emerging L.A. artist Chris Barnard explores the relationship between landscape painting and sociopolitical concerns in his new large-scale oil works.
Why: Bigger is better.
When: Thru Mar. 13. Reception, Sat., 6-9 p.m. Wed.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Sam Lee Gallery, 990 N. Hill St., b/t Bernard St. & Gin Ling Way, Chinatown (323-227-0275).
Saving the Season
What: Learn how to make winter citrus marmalade in this free demo from canning enthusiast Kevin West and owner of Bee Green Farms, Bettina Birch.
Why: To can or not to can? No longer a question.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Surfas, 8777 W. Washington Blvd., b/t National Blvd. & Helms Ave., Culver City (310-559-4770).
Mona Moore End-of-Season Sale
What: Find Dries Van Noten, Pierre Hardy, Marni, Haider Ackermann, and others, then buy one item at half off, two at 60 percent, or three at 70.
Why: Bootsy callings.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1112 Abbot Kinney Blvd., b/t Westminster Ave. & Aragon Ct., Venice (310-452-4070).
Brentwood Country Mart Semiannual Sale
What: Sugar Paper, Selima et Benjamin Optique, Calypso Home, Turpan, Marie Mason Apothecary, and the rest of the gang up to half off for the rest of the month.
Why: Your kind of drive through the Country side.
When: Thru Jan. 31. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 225 26th St., San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica.
Photo: Courtesy of Sam Lee Gallery